Sample Certificate

Specialisations:

  1. Hospitality Management
  2. Beauty Therapy
  3. Early Childhood

Awarded by Brittany University, France

This degree combines a functional, sector or industry-based specialisation underpinning a generic business management curriculum.  It will equip successful students with the requisite knowledge and understanding to conduct modern business and allows them to pursue the demands of a specific industry or topic area within the holistic framework of business administration

Awards to be conferred

  1. BA (Hons) in Business Administration
  2. BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Hospitality Management)
  3. BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Beauty Therapy)
  4. BA (Hons) in Business Administration (Early Childhood) 

Aims

The programme aims to provide students with:

  • An in-depth understanding of business theory
  • The ability to apply business theory in a variety of business situations
  • Tasks and challenges that develop key transferable skills essential to a career in business and management
  • The skills and underpinning knowledge necessary to evaluate dynamic business situations and find effective and workable business solutions
  • Key transferable skills essential to a career in business and management

Programme Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge and Understanding of:
    • The international business environment in which managers operate
    • The application of business concepts to specialist aspects of business
    • The development of business strategy within a European and International context.
  2.  Application:
    • Apply business concepts to a range of specific organisational scenarios
    • Synthesise appropriate solutions to complex business problems
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of business activity
  3. The skills necessary to:
    • Analyse operational situations and devise approaches that may improve performance of the business aspects of an organisation
    • Generate ideas for new business activity and evaluate the feasibility of those ideas
    • Evaluate the business environment and make judgements as to how business activity might be adjusted to respond to those changes
    • Act independently in constructing own learning models, plan and undertake tasks, and accept accountability for own learning decisions
    • Identify accurately those issues which require research, and apply appropriate methodologies using a variety of sources.
  4. Deploy the following transferable skills:
    • Communicate in writing appropriate for specific academic and professional audiences
    • Reference all source materials consistently and accurately using the Harvard referencing system
    • Present effectively for specific academic and professional audiences
    • Productively use appropriate information and communications technology
    • Work independently
    • Problem solving skills
    • Research skills and the use of modern online electronic sources and databases
    • Manage time and prioritise workloads

Assessments

Assessments are based wholly on course work, assignments and  a work-based report submitted by learners.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants for this Final Year Top Up programme will be expected to have 120 ECTS credits (240 UK credits ) or equivalent gained in a related programme to their chosen specialisation
  • Mature students without formal qualifications, but with appropriate experience, may be admitted to the course in-line with the policy and provision for Accreditation of Prior Learning and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning regarding mature students
  • Demonstrate English Language proficiency in order to participate in the programme taught in English

Advanced Standing/ Exemptions/ Credits Transfer (APL)

Module exemptions for students if applicable will usually be given at the beginning of a programme following an assessment of that student’s prior learning (whether certificated or un-certificated). It is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL

Programme Structure

This BA (Hons) in Business Administration with specialisations accrues 45 ECTS credits and 15 ECTS credits for a Work Based Project. Total is 60 ECTS Credits.

The four Common Core Modules has 7.5 ECTS credits each for 

  • Business Planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Service Marketing
  • Business Innovation

Two Specialisation Modules has 7.5 ECTS credits each for a total of 15 ECTS Credits.

The Modules for a general Business Administration or a Hospitality Management Specialisation are:

  • Cross Cultural Management
  • International Human Resources Management

The Modules for Early Childhood 

  • Engaging Parents and Communities in Early Childhood Education
  • Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programmes

The Modules for Beauty Therapy

  • Health and Safety for Hair and Beauty Professionals
  • Salon and Spa Management

The Work Based Project has  15 ECTS credits

  • For the BA (Hons) in Business Administration – a Work Based Project on Business Administration or Management
  • For the BA (Hons) in Business Administration with specialisations – a Work Based Project based on chosen specialisation
  • The Work Based Project can be started after completing the 4 Common Core Modules

Mode of Delivery

Blended Delivery Mode

Self-Instructional Learning Material Face to Face Tutorials Online Discussions
Students are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be downloaded from the designated Learning Portal. Face-to-Face classes conducted at a learning centre at 12 hours per module. Learners are encouraged to participate in  online discussions with other learners and their tutors for at least 18 hours per module.

Fully Online Mode

Self-Instructional Learning Material Online Discussions
Students are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be downloaded from the designated Learning Portal. Learners are encouraged to participate in online discussions with other learners and their tutors for at least 18 hours per module.

 Face to Face Taught Mode

Face to Face Online Discussions
Face-to-Face lasses conducted with not less than 12 hours of classes per module at a learning centre. Learners are encouraged to participate in online discussions with other learners and their tutors for at least 18 hours per module.

Location

For the Blended Mode and Face to Face Fully Taught Mode please Contact Us to find an Approved Learning Centre near you

For the Fully Online Mode please enrol now to sign up for the next available intake.

Notional Hours

Notional hours are defined in terms of the amount of time it should take a learner to achieve the learning outcomes.  Each ECTS credit requires on average 20 notional hours of a learner’s time

Guide to Learning Hours / Student Learning Time
This Level 6 Programme accrues 60 ECTS credits spread over 6 modules and a Work Based Project or 1,200 notional hours in total. The programme can be completed within 10 to 15 months.

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